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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economic Sciences, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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General remarks
On Bachelor level the department offers the degree program Economic Science, on Master level the study programs Business Administration and Economics.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,540
Number of master degree students 347
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 1/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 6/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 1/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.9 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not calculated because the quantity of graduates was less then 10 per year

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/11 points
International orientation, master's 3/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 12.5 %


International publications per scientist 0.3
Third party funds per academic 6.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.8
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 3.2
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.8
Research orientation 3.1
Job market preparation 3.7
Support for stays abroad 2.9
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.1 *
IT-infrastructure 2.2 *
Overall study situation 2.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.3
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 3.2
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Business Administration (M.Sc.), Economics (M.Sc.), Economics (Dual-Subject B.A./B.Sc.)
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The profile of Economic Sciences is shaped by the key areas of Accounting, Empirical Economics Research and Business Informatics. In the clearly structured study programmes, practical content is given a firm academic basis and the important academic methods needed to form independent judgements are taught. The programmes can be studied either on a general track or with one of the aforementioned specialisations. Students can choose an option in the course of their studies.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Exchange programmes with various European universities as part of ERASMUS; Exchange programme with a Chinese university currently in development; English-taught courses as part of the course of study (e.g. native-speaker teachers), with the scope being able to be adjusted for personal preferences.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Warsaw School of Economics, Poland; Durham University, UK; Warsaw University, Poland; Yeditepe University, Turkey;
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Computer rooms are custom-equipped for all three specialisations; excellent WiFi coverage; Free access for students to high-quality scientific databases for literature and data research; Experimental laboratory where students can take part in scientific experiments.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The three key teaching areas (Accounting, Empirical Economics Research, Business Informatics) are each represented by several professors and, accordingly, are also solidly grounded in research. Furthermore, the department plays a substantial role in the profile line “Innovation and Regulation in a Digitalised Society”, which is part of the strategy process of the Osnabrück University.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Other special features
    Short distances; active departmental student organisation; Close contact between students and teachers; Very good job opportunities for students from later semesters to work as tutors
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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